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Nepal parties agree over November elections
Kathmandu, May 31 (IANS) After being flayed for delaying the crucial election that is regarded as the key to peace and stability to Nepal, the ruling eight parties announced Thursday that the stalled polls would be held in end-November.

Thursday, May 31, 2007 2:29:44 PM

'Sons of soil' call for Nepal shutdown Friday
Kathmandu, May 31 (IANS) An umbrella of nearly 60 communities, which were the first settlers of Nepal, have called for a countrywide shutdown on Friday to protest a nearly seven-year judgement that they say discriminates against their cultures.

Thursday, May 31, 2007 12:07:38 PM

Fresh attack on Bhutan refugees, 15 hurt (NIGHT LEAD)
Kathmandu, May 30 (IANS) Leaders of Bhutanese refugees on a protest-march back home agreed to withdraw the stir Wednesday but thousands staging a sit-in were baton charged by the Nepali police, leaving at least 15 protesters injured.

Wednesday, May 30, 2007 8:00:18 PM

Indian firing on Bhutanese refugees: UN condemns violence (With Nepal-Rights/Defence-Bhutan)
Kathmandu, May 30 (IANS) The UN agency supervising the Bhutanese refugee camps in Nepal Wednesday condemned the violence on the India-Nepal border that left a Bhutanese student dead as Indian border security forces prevented thousands of refugees from marching to Bhutan.

Wednesday, May 30, 2007 6:36:08 PM

Love affair lands three Delhi cops in Nepal jail
Kathmandu, May 30 (IANS) Three Indian policemen were arrested in eastern Nepal Wednesday for carrying arms illegally and trying to unlawfully drag a Nepali back to India over a love affair in Delhi.

Wednesday, May 30, 2007 6:03:17 PM

Bhutanese refugees burn PM's image before Indian embassy
Kathmandu, May 30 (IANS) Bhutanese students Wednesday burnt Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's image to protest the killing of a high school student by security forces the day before.

Wednesday, May 30, 2007 1:02:33 PM

Bhutan refugees give 15-day ultimatum to India
Kathmandu, May 30 (IANS) Enraged by Indian forces firing on Bhutanese refugees trying to return home and emboldened by the attention generated by the violence on the India-Nepal border, refugee leaders have given a 15-day ultimatum to India whose red-faced administration has invited them for talks.

Wednesday, May 30, 2007 10:57:56 AM

16 dead, hundreds missing in search of Nepal's miracle herb
Kathmandu, May 29 (IANS) The search for a potent herb, known as jeevan buti or the life-giving herb, in northern Nepal's snowy mountain slopes has resulted in the death of at least 16 people while dozens have been blinded and hundreds reported missing.

Tuesday, May 29, 2007 4:23:29 PM

Blast kills nine in Nepal (LEAD)
Kathmandu, May 29 (IANS) Nine people, including five members of a family, were killed in a bomb blast in western Nepal's Palpa district Tuesday morning, an incident that comes a year after the signing of a peace pact with Maoist insurgents.`

Tuesday, May 29, 2007 3:44:51 PM

Nine killed in blast in west Nepal
Kathmandu, May 29 (IANS) Nine people have been killed in a bomb explosion in western Nepal's Palpa district Tuesday, an incident that comes a year after the formal signing of a peace pact with Maoist insurgents.

Tuesday, May 29, 2007 12:51:50 PM

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